Uconn Dance Sport

December 23, 2010

Find a Local Favorite

Filed under: Television Shows — www.uconndancesport.com @ 7:49 pm

I was recently visiting family in Pennsylvania when I ran across the most interesting television show (the term “interesting” is left wide open for interpretation at this juncture) that I just could not pull myself from regardless of how much my own befuddlement and curiosity puzzled me. I can’t recall the exact name of the show but it was something along the lines of “Dancing in the Poconos” or “Polka in the Poconos,” but the crux of the show was people (typically over the age of 70) doing the polka and I believe it was broadcast from the Poconos. Now the reason I say that the dancers were “typically” over 70 is that there was one dancer who happened to be a police officer from the state of New York and he looked to be about 32 – 35. He loved what he was doing, no doubt, as he rhythmically strutted to the accordions with his over six foot frame guiding his 4 foot 2 inch partner. Don’t get me wrong, I love all forms of music and all forms of dance; it’s just that I was taken by surprise that such a show existed in today’s VH-1, MTV, and Dancing With the Stars fervor. The point is that I just happened upon the (more…)


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